LGBTQA+ youth are invited to join CAMP Rehoboth LGBTQA+ youth virtual program: 

How to be an ALLY (or your own ally)

Thursday, January 7th at 6:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m. CST)

Noelle Picara, MFA, M.Ed

Ages 10 - 19

"How to be your own ALLY" conversation with Noelle Picara, on Thursday, January 7th, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m. CST).  In this session, LGBTQ youth discuss how to be an ally to Black Lives Matter and intersectionality within Queer spaces, starting with understanding your own identity and how you can use your resources to advocate for yourself and others. You'll leave with tools for managing racial stress, challenging racism, and advocating for systemic change both within and around the LGBTQ community.

Please be mindful these meetings are specifically open to youth ages 10 -19. For ZOOM meeting ID and password contact Barbara at

Noelle Picara is the Arts Integration Specialist at Kuumba Academy, with 17 years experience as a performing arts educator.  Noelle has facilitated several Dialogue to Action groups on challenging racism at the YWCA, and in 2019 gave a TEDx talk entitled "Dismantling White Supremacy in Education."  She was recently appointed as the director of Diversity and Equity for the Delaware Music Educators Association, and in September launched a new podcast premiering with an interview of transgender politician Sarah McBride, "Art of Liberation." Noelle is a queer cis-woman who is Irish/German-American and a 5th generation Delawarean.  Her favorite food is peanut butter.